Tyco Security Products is pleased to announce Kantech ioSmart Card Readers and Cards. Based on MIFARE Plus, Kantech's ioSmart Card Readers provide a high level of security by enabling end - to - end encryption between the credentials and the EntraPass access control software. The readers also give customers an easy and powerful way to move from proximity cards to advanced smart card technology, whether they are using the popular Kantech ioProx solution or another proximity system. Multi - technology readers provide the option to read both proximity and smart cards allowing the customers to migrate at their own pace.
Key Features at a Glance
End - to - end encryption for high level of security ioSmart readers provide end - to - end AES 128 - bit encryption between the ioSmart card and ioSmart reader, ioSmart reader and Kantech KT-1 and KT-400 controllers over RS-485 and the aforementioned controllers to EntraPass software over IP.
Benefit The end - to - end encryption ensures the highest level of security from the credential all the way to the EntraPass Software system.
Cost - effective solution to transition from proximity to advanced smart card technology Kantech's ioSmart Smart Card Readers give customers an easy , flexible and cost - effective way to move from proximity cards to advanced smart card technology, whether they are using the popular Kantech ioProx solution or another proximity system. Multi - technology models (13.56 MHz and 125 KHz) provide the option to read both prox imity and smart cards allowing the customers to migrate at their pace.
Benefit Many customers today are still using proximity technology over other technologies because of simplicity. However, they are starting to realize the benefits of smart card technology because of the high security, and flexibility. The ioSmart card readers and cards provide an ideal solution for companies wishing to transition to smart cards . The MIFARE Plus EV1 based ioSmart cards provide encrypted sectors for pre - programmed card credentials to simplify installation thus saving costs, and have sufficient sectors open for customers to use for other applications such as vending, cafeteria, bus/train, etc.) .